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Passion for Business and Tech


Node1 was born to answer to the current business climate. We are business savvy technology experts. Our team of strategists, entrepreneurs, and data engineers help companies grow and act like leading startups. Driving innovation through technology with our entrepreneurial spirit, network of talent and strategic knowledge.

Our Services


We combine digital strategy, human-centered design thinking, and lean startup principles to deliver products and services that meet your business needs and bring innovation to your customers.

Product Envisioning & Strategy

We help you discover and validate product opportunities before making major investments. Explore and apply new technologies, from voice and chat interfaces to AI and machine learning. This results in turnkey concepts to define and launch a new product or company.

Fast Forward

In today’s business climate, speed is essential. We accelerate by lean business concepting, and rapid prototyping (design and build). We enable faster innovation by partnering and venturing, and use our entrepreneurial approach to assist companies and scale-ups.

CTO as a Service

Our team of highly experienced CTOs provide strategic services on-site or remotely for technology-driven and technology-enabled companies of all sizes to run your business optimally.

Interim Technology Executives
& Professionals

We transform your business with our vast talent network: Digital strategists (business, marketing)Data Marketing Executives (CTO, CDO) Digital & IT Project ManagersData, API and AI/ML Professionals

Our Partners


We are trusted by a select group of innovation seekers to revamp their core products. We partner with: Corporates with digital innovation/CDO needs Corporates with spin-out or joint venture plansPrivate equity backed SME+ with market innovation plans Scale-ups in need of digital/technology talent


Our Team

We are a group of talented and trustworthy experts in digital strategy, data science, technology, growth and project management. We’re well embedded within the investor, company, startup/scale-up ecosystem.
Gerald Been
Managing Partner
Servan Huegen
Managing Partner
Sieuwert Otterloo
Managing Partner
Luc Keijzers
Associate Partner

Digital Waves

Digital Waves started in June 2018 as a new online talkshow for and by Dutch Entrepreneurs. In each episode we interview a startup founder, corporate innovator or tech investor from the Dutch startup scene.

Digital Waves is an initiative by Node1 and Silicon Canals (the Dutch startup blog).  

Do you like our interviews? Support us by following us via Youtube, Twitter of Facebook. Do you have interviewee suggestions or would you like to be interviewed? Contact Gerald Been @

Let's talk about the future

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De Entree 99 -197
1101 HE, Amsterdam

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